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  • State withdraws proposed $1 no-bid lease deal for Shore farm

    State withdraws proposed $1 no-bid lease deal for Shore farm
    The O'Malley administration backed down Wednesday from its proposal to lease a Kent County farm to a politically connected nonprofit for $1 a year, promising to rebid the contract competitively. The move likely pushes the decision about whether to...
  • State panel OKs medical marijuana rules

    State panel OKs medical marijuana rules
    Maryland's medical marijuana program cleared a key hurdle Thursday as a state panel approved draft rules to govern the new businesses. The medical marijuana commission set license fees for growers and dispensaries — at rates among the highest in...
  • McAuliffe applauds EPA's carbon intent, questions details

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe's administration formally backed the federal Environmental Protection Agency's push for carbon-emission rules Friday, applauding the concept but asking for leniency in the goals currently proposed for Virginia. The way the EPA...
  • State Republicans Must Appeal To Unaffiliated Voters

    More than 50 percent of voters in the Nov. 4 election supported the re-election of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, though his job approval rating has never exceeded 48 percent. Coming amid a national political climate that helped elect Republican governors in blue...
  • Pundit: Dems' turnout plan failed: Front & Center

    This year's contest for Florida governor between incumbent Republican Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist drew interest around the country. Scott, despite struggling with chronically low public-approval ratings during his first term,...
  • 11/15: 30-word rant

    11/15: 30-word rant
    The U.S. Congress is dysfunctional; yet constituents keep sending lawmakers back. Ergo the voters are also dysfunctional. The result is the perpetuation of a government that works against the voters' own best interests. The nation's unemployment rate is...
  • Should the minimum wage apply to the arts?

    Should the minimum wage apply to the arts?
    Outgoing Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has said he wants to push through an increase in the minimum wage for the state of Illinois — from the current $8.25 an hour to $10 an hour — before he leaves office. With certain significant conditions, the...
  • McAuliffe group: Tighten on travel, give ethics rules teeth

    An appointed panel is set to recommend a serious tightening of Virginia's ethics rules for public officials, calling for an outside group with investigatory power and a wider ban on large gifts. These are only recommendations, and changes would have...
  • Don't Let CSCU Learners Be Treated As Second-Class Students

    Don't Let CSCU Learners Be Treated As Second-Class Students
    I teach at Southern Connecticut State University. We have about 11,000 students, many who are the first in their families to go to college. Southern, along with the other state universities and community colleges, offers them opportunity. But unless the...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Atlantis'

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 16 - 22, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES The Pioneer Woman In a new Thanksgiving-...
  • Ferguson Tension Recalls Watts, Rodney King

    Ferguson Tension Recalls Watts, Rodney King
    By every indication — from both the street and civic offices — Ferguson, Mo., is expected to blow. The grand jury decision on whether a white police officer will be charged in the shooting death of an unarmed 18-year-old black man could come...